Category: Literature


Doha, Qatar, 01 Oct. 2023 Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation (QF) inaugurated the Global Institute for Strategic Research (GISR) as a new, independent and multidisciplinary think tank primarily concerned with addressing the global challenges of governance, advancement and peace. Present on the occasion were HE Sheikha Hind ... Read More
October 1, 2023M Ashraf Siddiqui


Doha, 09 May 2023 (QT-QNA) A 3-day international conference on religious freedoms and religious responsibility will take off today organised  by Doha International Center for Interfaith Dialogue in partnership with the Interfaith Neighbors Network in the United States of America. The conference aims to shed light on issues related to coexistence, religious ... Read More


Doha, 28 March 2023 ’ Zakia Mashhadi, reputed fiction-writer from India and Mirza Ather Baig, eminent Pakistani novelist, playwright and short story writer, have recently been declared winners  of the 27th Aalmi Frogh e Urdu Adab Award [ i.e. International award for promotion of Urdu literature ] for the year 2023. The annual award was instituted by ... Read More
March 28, 2023M Ashraf Siddiqui


Doha, 19 Feb. 2023 The Guzergah-e-Khayal, a Qatar based Urdu literary forum recently organised a "Ghalib Evening" (Dec. 1797-Feb.1869), literary seminar, paying homage to the legendary Urdu and Persian poet from the Indian subcontinent, Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib. The seminar was held at the Mazza Restaurant in Qatar and was attended by ... Read More
February 19, 2023M Ashraf Siddiqui